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1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

The entire stay was one good thing after another; we weren't disappointed! Jordan's pleasantries, Steve's (the chef) inside tips, talks, & lemon bars, Frank & Ralph's hospitality, ALL not only pleased, but amazed! A daily, full three-course, full -service, sit-down breakfast, early evening snacks &...More

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Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I'll make sure to let the staff know about your thoughts on your visit. Steve has been trying to bring new, fresh dishes to the table each morning and will be proud to hear another...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

We only stayed one night in the "Guest Cottage" room but had a great time in Asheville. The 1889 White Gate Inn & Cottage was extremely charming inside and was very clean. The whole staff was friendly, helpful and courteous. The property manager (Jordan) spoke...More

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Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 20 April 2018

***We are now under new management*** Thank you for taking the time to review our inn! We're glad that you were able to enjoy the ambiance of our property as well as everything downtown Asheville has to offer. I appreciate your kind words about being...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

My husband I spent our 25th wedding anniversary here last week. We loved the inn. Our room the Walt Whitman was amazing. The chef Stephen prepared wonder meals for breakfast, and we thoroughly enjoyed Frank's company. The grounds were beautiful even for early spring before...More

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Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 20 April 2018

***We are now under new management** Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad you enjoyed the inn and that ambiance of our Walt Whitman Suite. I'll make sure to pass your thoughts on breakfast along to Stephen & Frank as...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

We traveled to 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage on a very cold and snowy day for early Spring. The fire places in the common rooms were very welcome. The sleeping rooms were comfortable and spacious. The innkeepers were friendly and welcoming.The breakfast was very elegantly...More

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Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 15 April 2018

***We are now under new management*** We're glad that you appreciated all that our inn has to offer! The fireplaces came in handy all that week, and we think that the fact that they're part of the original architecture of the house makes them that...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

Can't recommend this place highly enough. Friendly atmosphere, beautifully appointed rooms, a short walk into Asheville and excellent food. Whitegate provides the illusion that you have stepped back into an era of Victorian hospitality. Our only regret was that we did not spend more time...More

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Response from whitegate, Manager at 1889 WhiteGate Inn & CottageResponded 15 April 2018

*** We are now under new management *** We appreciate your kind sentiments! We're glad that you were able to appreciate and enjoy our feelings of providing today's comfort with yesterday's ambiance. Come back to visit us again & thank you for the feedback.

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US$ 229 - US$ 392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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jwj6020
28 September 2017|
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Response from paiiguy | Reviewed this property |
You would have to ask the innkeepers that question. We didn't ask of the staff had passed ServSafe.
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Aisha H
15 September 2016|
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Response from kauffmdr | Reviewed this property |
As long as you don't intend to spend hours awake in your room, there is little need to go splurging. We did not take a fancy space, spent a lot of time exploring out and around Asheville. Came back to unwind a bit before... More
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Debbi R
11 January 2015|
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Response from Lala K | Reviewed this property |
Debbi, My sisters and I drove because it was cold and there is typically ample parking around Asheville even if you have to pay in a parking deck. It's a good 10 minute walk, but doable, especially in good weather. However... More
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"I believe there are about 11 rooms and the guests were complimentary of them. The living rooms were decorated..."
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"Go to the website and check out the rooms and hopefully the one you like will be available"
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"Stay away, kind somewhere else in the area"
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"I thought the handicapped room was lovely."
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